Journal & Trade Magazine Articles

  • Characterizing Rural Food Access in Remote Areas

    Published on April 17, 2017

    Chronic disease is a leading cause of poor health, disability, and death in the United States, with low dietary quality viewed as a large contributor to this burden.

  • A Replicable Model for Valuing Local Food Systems

    Published on November 1, 2015

    Authors were able to estimate the current economic contribution of Michigan's local food system and explore the chain of transactions giving rise to consumption of locally sourced goods from producer to processor to consumption.

  • Predictors of Food Hub Financial Viability

    Published on May 25, 2015

    This research attempts to identify key differences between food hubs that appear financially viable and those that do not by examining operational characteristics and spending profiles in food hubs studied in the 2013 National Food Hub Survey.

  • Food Hubs: Definitions, Expectations, and Realities

    Published on March 25, 2015

    There is general agreement that food hubs are principally regional food aggregators/distributors well positioned to fill a number of social roles and services not traditionally provided by wholesale food companies.

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